VA Sec. Wilkie: A breakthrough in health care for veterans is coming in June

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Wilkie won confirmation Monday to be the new secretary for the Department. including secret wait lists that saw veterans die while stuck waiting for care. In the wake of the scandal Congress has.

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Wilkie, who will be sworn in later this week, served as acting secretary for two months following the firing of former VA Secretary David Shulkin. During that time, he helped push for legislation.

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"VA committed to improve access to mental health care in June 2017 as part of its top clinical priority to prevent Veteran suicide," VA secretary robert wilkie said in a june 14 news release. "As outlined in the MISSION Act , VA will continue to recruit and retain the best health care providers to meet patient demand and provide quick.

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Wilkie’s main task in the coming months will be carrying out a newly signed law to ease access to private health providers. That law gives the VA secretary wide authority to decide when veterans can bypass the VA, based on whether they receive "quality" care, but the program could face escalating costs.

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And to get veterans the care they need when they need it, VA patients facing a 20-day or more wait time for primary or mental health care, or non-institutional extended care services, will have the option of choosing a community provider who can deliver that care faster. For specialty care, the wait-time standard will be 28 days.